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LumaForge Gathers Film and Video Luminaries to Speak on The Faster Together Stage During the NAB Show on April 9

Seattle, WA—March 21, 2019LumaForge, a leader in video collaboration, today announced its line-up of film and video luminaries for The Faster Together Stage on Tuesday evening, April 9, 2019, during the NAB Show in Las Vegas. The lively event, which is bigger than ever this year and expected to draw more than 500 people, is for the post-production community to feed their soul after a day roaming the show floor. Attendees will learn from editors of the hit FX comedy show Atlanta, Academy Award-winning short film “Skin,” and political documentary and SXSW darling “The River and the Wall.” They will also learn how to build engaging content from digital creator and tech reviewer Jonathan Morrison, who has more than 2.6 million subscribers to his YouTube channel.



The Faster Together Stage, which takes place from 4:30-10:00pm at the Rio Hotel, includes a cocktail party, light food, a hands-on area with innovative brands, and a lounge to relax in. The compelling presentations, from some of the top editors, colorists and artists in the industry, start at 7:00pm. Tickets for the entire event are $15 per person. More information, including the full speaker line-up and tickets, can be found at: https://fastertogether.com

"The Faster Together Stage is one of our favorite ways to give back to the film and video editing community, who are the chief reason our company was founded and without whom we'd have no reason to exist," said Sam Mestman, Chief Filmmaking Officer of LumaForge.


History of The Faster Together Stage by LumaForge

LumaForge has hosted The Faster Together Stage at the NAB Show in two previous years as a means to bring the post-production community together. Based on those, LumaForge produced 55 presentations, which were made available at no cost for the public online. Both past and future presentations can be found at: https://fastertogether.com

This year, in conjunction with Michael Horton formerly with SuperMeet, LumaForge has been creating a brand new one-night version of The Faster Together Stage. The event still focuses on the post-production community and their passion for filmmaking. The aim is to create a fun, collaborative and thoughtful experience that reignites passion and creates a renewed sense of excitement for where the industry is going.

Sponsors of The Faster Together Stage this year include Adobe and Blackmagic Design.


About LumaForge

LumaForge is a leader in video collaboration. The company’s Jellyfish and ShareStation video workflow solutions are used by more than 200 video teams around the world, including those at Activision, Adobe, BBC, CBS Interactive, Disney, Google, NASA, Pandora, Sony and WeWork. Founded in 2015, LumaForge is based in the greater Los Angeles area and is led by its two co-founders, CEO Josh Minney and Chief Filmmaking Officer Sam Mestman. For more information, please go to www.lumaforge.com

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